Kilimanjaro Safaris; Animal Kingdom; AA
  • On Mar 8, 2009
    Crystal from NC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We are visiting in August for 7 nights with our two boys ages 4 & 7. Are breakfast and dinner reservations necessary for every meal? We don't want to be on a very strict routine.

    The summer months at Walt Disney World can tend to be busy and crowded.  I always suggest to family and friends to secure at least one dining reservation per day.  This could be either breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  Some days we will end up with two if there is something special being planned or we want to take in a great character dining experience.  Each park and resort has quick service or counter service dining establishments to choose from that don't require reservations.  During busy times finding a spot at table service locations is not easy but don't hesitate to ask if there is a table available.

    Selecting and making a reservation for one meal a day assures you that you can sit and relax and have a leisurely meal.  We would use the time to reflect on all the magic that had happened so far on our vacation!

    You can review some of the latest menus and prices from all Disney restaurants by going to and typing in MENUS in the search box.  By becoming familiar with the menus beforehand you can save time knowing which places offer choices that your family enjoys.
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Hello Adventurers and travelers! I am Kay and a past Adventures By Disney mom for the panel. But now I am excited to share vacation planning tips for those heading out for an incredible vacation to Walt Disney World. Learn More About Kay

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